How to measure the distance of the intersection between a polygon and a straigt line?

Discussion created by shanem73 on May 2, 2013
Latest reply on May 2, 2013 by dhoneycutt-esristaff
Suppose a straight line with a certain rotation angle 'alpha', intersec with a poligon, how to measure the segment within this poligon?
My plan is to use this routine to find the maximum 'width' of the polygon for a certain angle.
Thanks, shane